The Great Beyond

My husband and I recently started trying to conceive again. As you may remember, I suffered a miscarriage last winter at 3 months. I wasn't sure that I wanted to try again so soon, even though I was told that the first six months are the most fertile. The experience zapped my confidence. It robbed me of a baby...
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On this Day, I Love You Even More

On this day twelve years ago, I told a man "I love you" for the first time. I was scared to say those words. I was worried what the future would hold for us seeing as how we met while studying in a foreign country and our homes in the States were far apart. However, he told me he...
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So Simple Strawberry/ Banana Smoothies

Since it was warm outside today, it seemed like a great day to make smoothies. We have a lot of different recipes in this house, but this one here is one of the easiest, and it is really yummy!Ingredients:1 Banana4 Strawberries (fresh or frozen, we usually use frozen)1/2 cup milk1/2 cup yogurt (plain or vanilla, preferably whole milk)Throw all...
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Mommy needs a time out

Tonight I hit the wall, that invisible wall that says, "Hey, stop here. You are doing too much. You can't go any further." Yup, that would be the wall I hit.My husband left over a week ago for Canada, and I have been going at full tilt pretty much ever since. I had to keep the kids busy, catch...
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Someday it will be ok…

...but that someday is just not today. I haven't posted in a while about the miscarriage and everything. I threw myself into the holiday and my husband being home. I have been trying to get myself sorted and get back on track with my business and blog. Part of me thought that after a month, I would be feeling...
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Easy Homemade Sugar Scrub!

I have been under the weather for the past few days, so I am just feeling kind of blah. Because I have been abusing the hand sanitizer to keep from spreading germs, my hands are really dry, so I thought it might be a good time to make this really easy homemade sugar scrub!Here is what you need:1/4 cup...
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To Feel Like Myself

My son and I made a pinky swear pact tonight (so you know it is serious). We decided no more McDonalds. We are not fast food people normally. Once in a blue moon I will have a craving for McDonalds. Our family has actually been eating pretty healthy for a while now. I cut out diet soda, then most...
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